This information is disclosed in accordance with the Securities Markets Act, the Financial Instruments Trading Act or demands made in the exchange rules.
Ratos will hold an Extraordinary General Meeting at 17.00 CET on 6 October 2010 in Norra Latin, Drottninggatan 71B in Stockholm. The complete notice of the meeting is available at www.ratos.se where attendance can also be notified. Complete general meeting documentation will be available at Ratos's head office and on www.ratos.se from 7 September.
Ratos makes active efforts to ensure that financial incentives are in place for the boards and senior executives of the companies it owns. According to the Swedish Act (1987:464) on Certain Directed Issues in Stock Market Companies, etc., decisions on share-based incentive programmes in subsidiaries of a stock market company may only be made if the decision is approved by a qualified majority at a general meeting in the stock market company.
The Board's proposals
The Board proposes that the general meeting resolves to approve the transfer of shares in the subsidiary HL Förvaltning i Stockholm AB to employees and others in the HL Display Group. The proposal comprises a maximum of 3,000 ordinary shares corresponding to a maximum of 2% of the number of shares and number of votes in HL Förvaltning i Stockholm AB.
The Board further proposes that the general meeting resolves to approve the transfer of a maximum of 2,825,000 shares, corresponding to a maximum of 1.6%, in the subsidiary Stofa Holding ApS to employees and others in the Stofa Holding Group.
For further information, please contact
Olof Stenhammar, Chairman, +46 8 700 17 45
Arne Karlsson, CEO, +46 8 700 17 00
Emma Rheborg, Head of Corporate Communications and IR, +46 8 700 17 20